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I should have no objection to go over the same life from its beginning to the end: requesting only the advantage authors have, of correcting in a second edition the faults of the first.
Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.
The genius of the United States is not best or most in its executives or legislatures, nor in its ambassadors or authors or colleges, or churches, or parlors, nor even in its newspapers or inventors, but always most in the common people.
Dickens is one of those authors who are well worth stealing.
The chief glory of every people arises from its authors.
Among all kinds of Writing, there is none in which Authors are more apt to miscarry than in Works of Humour, as there is none in which they are more ambitious to excel.
Theology made no provision for evolution. The biblical authors had missed the most important revelation of all! Could it be that they were not really privy to the thoughts of God?
E. O. Wilson
Jane Austen is the pinnacle to which all other authors aspire.
J. K. Rowling
Great authors are admirable in this respect: in every generation they make for disagreement. Through them we become aware of our differences.
The society of dead authors has this advantage over that of the living: they never flatter us to our faces, nor slander us behind our backs, nor intrude upon our privacy, nor quit their shelves until we take them down.
Charles Caleb Colton
I enjoyed reading all the classic authors like Isaac Asimov and Bradbury.
Nature, when she invented, manufactured, and patented her authors, contrived to make critics out of the chips that were left.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.
God will finish what He authors, but He is not obligated to finish what He has not authored.
Edwin Louis Cole
Authors like cats because they are such quiet, lovable, wise creatures, and cats like authors for the same reasons.
Books choose their authors; the act of creation is not entirely a rational and conscious one.
Booksellers are the most valuable destination for the lonely, given the numbers of books that were written because authors couldn't find anyone to talk to.
Alain de Botton
A study in the Washington Post says that women have better verbal skills than men. I just want to say to the authors of that study: 'Duh.'
How many authors are there among writers? Author means originator.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
There are a lot of authors in the world, so it's difficult to find a unique niche to present your take on things. That is always a challenge for any author.
I wonder what book signings will be like when most of the books we read are electronic. Will authors sign something else? A flyer, perhaps? A special kind of card devised for the purpose?
God authors desires in your heart, then fulfills His Will by enabling you to realize those desires.
Edwin Louis Cole
Nobody can give a good performance unless the authors and composers have written a good part, a fact which is often overlooked.
Many contemporary authors drink more than they write.
Of the female black authors, I really like Morrison's early books a lot. But she's really become so much a clone of Faulkner. He did it better.
In England only uneducated people show off their knowledge; nobody quotes Latin or Greek authors in the course of conversation, unless he has never read them.
Monarchs ought to put to death the authors and instigators of war, as their sworn enemies and as dangers to their states.
When I was a ten-year old bookworm and used to kiss the dust jacket pictures of authors as if they were icons, it used to amaze me that these remote people could provoke me to love.
A lot of powerful people in Washington may think it's a crazy-leftist-fringe position to think the intellectual authors of a torture regime should be investigated and prosecuted.
Almost all novels are improved by cutting from the top. On their first pages, authors parade those favourite effects which disgust the impartial reader.
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